System advice requested

Will Saxon WillS at
Fri Feb 13 05:17:43 PST 2004

> There are several hardware-issues related threads in the archives at
> -- it looks 
> like some
> SATA stuff is to be avoided, depending on your FBSD install 
> image the GigE
> may give you some trouble and require a different NIC for 
> fetching newer
> sources, 4+2 DIMM configurations are crap.

At least with my board (an 'awful' 4+0 MSI K8T Master2-FAR board) the onboard broadcom NIC does not work correctly with bge. It does work with ndis though. Also for whatever reason -current as of last weekend would lock the machine up hard after ~ 30 minutes. Haven't had time to work on why.


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